Top 30 Greatest Fear Quotes

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In most instances, people’s lives are dictated by fear. You can either let it control and consume you, or you can embrace it. This especially rings true in combat sports where fear dictates how a fighter performs. Here are some of the greatest fear quotes ever.

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1In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.” – Bill Cosby

 

2I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” – Nelson Mandela

 

3I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.” – Bruce Lee

 

4The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.” – Buddha

 

5Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.” – Mark Twain

 

 

6When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is liberty.” – Thomas Jefferson

 

7Faith activates God – Fear activates the Enemy.” –  Joel Osteen

 

 

8Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.” –  Salvador Dali

 

 

9Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” –  Dale Carnegie

 

10I don’t have no fear of death. My only fear is coming back reincarnated.” – Tupac Shakur

 

11Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends.” –  Shirley MacLaine

 

 

12It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.” –  Marcus Aurelius

 

13Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain.” – Mark Twain

 

 

14The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.” – Mark Twain

 

15If you look into your own heart, and you find nothing wrong there, what is there to worry about? What is there to fear?” –  Confucius

 

16We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.” –  Martin Luther King Jr.

 

17The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” –  Franklin D. Roosevelt

 

 

18When one has the feeling of dislike for evil, when one feels tranquil, one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings; when one has these feelings and appreciates them, one is free of fear.” – Buddha

19It’s the most unhappy people who most fear change.” –  Mignon McLaughlin

 

 

20We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all.” –  Eleanor Roosevelt

 

21Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” –  Marie Curie

 

22Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent then the one derived from fear of punishment.” –  Mahatma Gandhi

23If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.” – Sun Tzu

 

24Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dream.” –  Paulo Coelho

 

25He who is not every day conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.” –  Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

26Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.” –  Aristotle

 

 

27Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world.” –  Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

28Courage is knowing what not to fear.” – Plato

 

 

29Men are moved by two levers only: fear and self-interest.” –  Napoleon Bonaparte

 

 

30A man who is not afraid is not aggressive, a man who has no sense of fear of any kind is really a free, a peaceful man.” –  Jiddu Krishnamurti





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